Sophie and the Sibyl is out now in paperback. Read the reviews of Patricia's latest novel
The Women who 'Meant to Do It': George Eliot and Celebrity Performance
Wolfson College, Oxford
Patricia gave the keynote lecture for the Oxford Centre for Life-Writing in November 2017. The recording of the lecture can now be downloaded from the Wolfson College website.
BRONTË SOCIETY LECTURE REPORT
Villette and the Gothic
Patricia gave a Brontë Society annual lecture in 2015. Here is a report by Holly Walker-Dunseith.
THE TEACHER WHO INSPIRED ME
The Tablet April Edition
Patricia recounts her time at Bedales in the 1960s for The Tablet magazine.
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LIFE-WRITING AND FEMALE CELEBRITY
4 November at Wolfson College, Oxford
Patricia will be giving the keynote lecture for the Oxford Centre for Life-Writing at this half-day colloquium. The programme and poster can be downloaded from the website.
WOMEN WRITING ABOUT SEX
21 November at the British Library, London
Patricia will be participating in a discussion chaired by novelist Michèle Roberts. Other guests are Eimear McBride and Leone Ross. Non-member tickets can be bought from the British Library website.
CELEBRITY CULTURE WORKSHOP
1-2 December, University of Zurich
Patricia will be talking about George Eliot and her novel Sophie and the Sibyl at the Celebrity Culture Workshop December 1st-2nd 2017, The English Seminar, The University of Zurich. She will be presenting her work alongside her colleagues, Professor Elisabeth Bronfen, Professor Mary Luckhurst and Dr Sandra Mayer.
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